The transcripts of the trial of Charles Taylor, former President of Liberia.
Thank you, ma'am. Thank you to you all.
Yes, I went to Kenema.
Yes, I want to ease myself.
Yes. Yes, sir.
No, I did not see Action Man apart from in Danané, no.
Well, Action Man, it was in 1996 that I saw him in Danané.
Action Man or Zedman?
Well, they just said that the ULIMO and NPFL were fighting there, but I didn't know about any other thing else.
Yes, because from 1992 - from the end of 1992 even towards the Pujehun area ULIMO had cut off the supply line between us and the NPFL.
Yes, I heard it, but I didn't know.
Yes, I have seen it now. I recall.
Well in 2003, during the first and second meetings that I had with the Prosecution, at that time the Special Court had just been established in Freetown. We used to hear rumours that those who were captured in 1991 and rose up to the rank of colonel, they said the ...
Yes, because he was tall. Senegalese they said are tall people and Senegalese, the one I knew, was tall.
No, except when he used to refer to him as Make Room. It's a funny name.
It was before I went to Freetown.
Well, at that time I was assigned to Tongo.
We were over 70 even, those of us who did not have the refugee card.
Like the civilians, those who crossed with us, some of them came with us to Sierra Leone. They had the ID cards. But like me, I did not have the ID card. Mike Lamin did not have the ID card. Bai Bureh did not have that ID card. Monica Pearson ...
That is the RUF soldiers who had disarmed and were in Bopolu, those who came along with Mike Lamin and myself.
Well, they were not in the RUF controlled territory. They were now in Monrovia. So that's why I said they were not members at that moment.
All of us crossed to Bomi Hills in 1991, so at that time when we came inside they did not come with us, they stayed with the NPFL. But I saw him in Monrovia the time we went. There was another one called Ibrahim Sesay. At the time I went ...
Well, some of them were there. Like, there was one of our brothers who was called Hassan, he had been with the RUF, all of us trained together, but at that time he was with the NPFL.
Well, Issa said that we were to go and advise Mosquito. He said but he knew Mosquito very well, he was his brother. He said if he did not heed to his advice we were going to fight him.
It was myself, Issa Sesay with some RUF and AFRC soldiers.
Yes. He said - what he told me, he said they had organised NPFL soldiers to cross by the Liberia border, the Liberia-Guinea border and they were to cross into Guinea. He said so I should go and join them and all of us will cross over into Guinea and I ...
It was Issa.
Yes, that was the incident. When he finally reported me to Mosquito, Mosquito in turn assigned me Baiima.
Well, I had gone from Buedu to Kailahun and it was my commander, Mike Lamin, who sent me to go Baiima to Eagle and from there go to Kuiva to Manowai so they would give me some food for him and I would bring that food to Buedu for us ...
Good afternoon, ma'am.
That is what I wanted to say. Three years. This is for three good years. Then you are mentioning one year's money. That 3.5, add it to three years and you will see what it will come up to.
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